Sinking of the SS Galilea. Part 2

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Title

Sinking of the SS Galilea. Part 2

Description

Ten Alpini dressed in green and with bare feet are in the water, clinging to the outside of a round, yellow life raft. One figure is wearing a life jacket. To the right of the life raft, a further figure is being swept away and another body is partially submerged with just legs and boots showing. Pieces of debris are floating by.

Label reads “52”; signed by the author; caption reads “… un Cant Z506 della croce rossa tenta un ammaraggio capovolgendosi, il mare era una distesa di cadaveri, si vide una strana immensa margherita, si trattava di una decina di alpini morti, che si tenevano per mano, al centro di essi c’era un salvagente giallo. Tanti capellini e tante mantelline, relitti, pezzi di legno, carcasse di animali morti, valigie, lancie rovesciate, su una zattera stavano aggrappati disperatamente quattro uomini recuperati poi da un bastimento… 2”

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Francesca Campani
Alessandro Pesaro
Helen Durham

Rights

This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Format

One tempera on paper, pasted on mount board

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PFilliputtiA16010023

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Citation

Angiolino Filiputti, “Sinking of the SS Galilea. Part 2,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 16, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/113.

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